breach of promise

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failure to keep a promise (of marriage)

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Inducing an owner to make payment based on representations of what may happen as a result of such a payment may (1) land individuals who actually made the statements in court as defendants facing a fraud claim; and (2) land the contractor in court as a defendant in a breach of promise claim, which is easier to prove.
Barclays has claimed that there has been no breach of promise and Gillies is scheduled to succeed Sunderland on 23 April, with a spokesperson for Barclays adding "There has been no breach of 'promise' and nor has Barclays acted in a way which is contrary to any statement we have made."
Yahoo originally faced the $2.7 billion in damages after the Mexican companies cited "breach of contract, breach of promise, and lost profits arising from contracts related to a yellow pages listings service." The companies said that Yahoo's 2011 termination of an online search contract between the parties was premature.
MISS Lily Eyton Jones, a Liverpool music-hall artiste professionally known as Lily Eyton, of Bolsover Street, London, today, in the King's Bench Division, sued Captain Edward Ludlow Porter for damages and breach of promise of marriage.
Biblical callers can never be sued for breach of promise. The person called is never told the exact particulars of the call.
8 ( ANI ): A man, from Georgia, has been ordered to pay his wife 55,000 dollars for "breach of promise."
Nothing has changed since Dickens wrote The Pickwick Papers, in 1836-7, in which a pair of rascally lawyers Dodson and Fogg institute an action against the hapless Samuel Pickwick for a bogus breach of promise of marriage.
Accompanied by the college's own polished concert orchestra this rollicking farce was sung to perfection by the cast of beautifully costumed senior and sixth form pupils who delighted the audience with a feast of witty and good humoured lampooning of the many "breach of promise" judgements played out in the litigious courtrooms of the 19th century.
What this means is all our politicians, the Badals and the Virbhadras could be booked for breach of promise, as may happen with Shinde.
"alleged claims of breach of contract, breach of promise, and lost profits arising from contracts related to a yellow pages listings service."
Israeli organisation Peace Now strongly criticized the decision and considered it a breach of promise on behalf of the Israeli government to the international society.
Instead of efficient breach, we might equivalently (and perhaps more clearly) speak of "efficient performance" or "efficient cancellation option" or "efficient rescission." And if there is no breach of promise, then there can be no promissory wrong.
However, what we're actually likely to get is boy meets girl, gets together with girl, boy texts/emails girl a lot, girl thinks "he seems keen and unlikely to flee the country if I admit I vaguely like him", boy misreads this as "I've started picking out names for our babies" and flees the country, where he half expects to get sued for breach of promise.
He recounts the media coverage, the context of New York City, the family's history, her previous trial against a romantic interest for breach of promise, the scandalous murder trial, and her acquittal.
So why should we consider stripping consumers of the power to sue for breach of promise, thus further disarming them vis-a-vis their mighty business opponents?
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